Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Mystery Bookshelf: G is for Gumshoe by Sue Grafton, a Kinsey Millhone Mystery

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The Mystery Bookshelf, where you can discover a world of mystery and suspense, is pleased to feature a new — or newly reissued — crime novel we recently received from the publisher.

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G is for Gumshoe by Sue Grafton

G is for Gumshoe by Sue Grafton
A Kinsey Millhone Mystery (7th in series)
Minotaur Books (Trade Paperback)
Publication Date: April 2013
ISBN-13: 978-1-250-02546-3

About G is for Gumshoe (from the publisher): When Irene Gersh asks PI Kinsey Millhone to locate her elderly mother Agnes, whom she hasn't heard from in six months, it's not exactly the kind of case Kinsey jumps for. But a girl's gotta pay her bills, and this should be easy money — or so she thinks. Kinsey finds Agnes in a hospital. Aside from her occasional memory lapses, the octogenarian seems fine. And frightened.

Kinsey doesn't know what to make of Agnes's vague fears and bizarre ramblings, but she's got her own worries. It seems Tyrone Patty, a criminal she helped put behind bars, is looking to make a hit. First, Kinsey's car is run off the road, and then days later, she's almost gunned down, setting in motion a harrowing cat and mouse game …

So Kinsey decides to hire a bodyguard. With PI Robert Dietz watching her 24/7, Kinsey is feeling on edge … especially with their growing sexual tension. Then Agnes dies of an apparent homicide, and Kinsey realizes the old lady wasn't so senile after all — maybe she was trying to tell her something? Now Kinsey's determined to learn the truth … even if it kills her.

Purchase Options for G is for Gumshoe:

Amazon.com Print and/or Kindle Edition  Barnes&Noble Print and/or Nook Book edition  iBookstore (iTunes)  Kobo eBooks

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About the author: Sue Grafton entered the mystery field in 1982 with the publication of A is for Alibi, which introduced female hard-boiled private investigator, Kinsey Millhone, operating out of the fictional town of Santa Teresa (a.k.a. Santa Barbara) California. She has been named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America (2009) and was a recipient of the Ross Macdonald Literary Award (2004). She has a home in Montecito, California, and another in Louisville, Kentucky, the city in which she was born and raised. Grafton intends to complete the "alphabet series" in 2015.

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